Crontab Every Year

At 12:00 AM, on day 1 of the month, only in January,Fri Jan 01 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to run crontab every year?

    Cronjob is a fantastic feature, that enables you to schedule your repetitive jobs. 0 0 1 1 * let's you run a script/program every year. All you need to do is, configure this cronjob in your system with the script/program you want to run, which can be done in an unix/linux based operating system as following:
    Step 1: Edit your cronjob file by running "crontab -e" command

    Step 2: Add the following line for every year interval:
              0 0 1 1 * /path/to/your/script-or-program

    Step 3: Save the file. That's it!

  • How to run a script in crontab every year?

    Cronjob let's you run a script to do a repetitive job in an efficent way, here's how you can schedule a cronjob for every year:
    Step 1: Edit your cronjob file by running "crontab -e" command

    Step 2) Add the following line for every year interval:
              0 0 1 1 * /path/to/your/script

    Step 3: Save the file. That's it!

  • Is 0 0 1 1 * the right expression for every year?

    Absolutely, this is the correct expression for the magic you are looking for. 0 0 1 1 * let's you run a cronjob every year.

  • What are some examples of every year crontab?

    There are potentially infinte examples for it. Think about any job that you want to run every year, it can be processing some data, generating a report, crawling an external source, pinging another service etc.
    For example, if I want to check uptime of my website in every 1 minute, I can write a program to do this for me using this powerful functionality of scheduling.